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Introduction Durable, fast, and lightweight, the diskGO® Portable USB 3.0 Solid State Drive (SSD) from EDGE Memory offers high-end SSD performance in a convenient, portable USB 3.0 design. SuperSpeed USB 3.0, the fastest USB connection available it is up to 10x faster than USB 2.0.* USB 3.0 and it is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 systems. SSDs have no moving parts and are faster, more rugged, and more efficient than hard drives. The sleek black aluminum exterior provides additional cooling and durability. A powerful SandForce based SSD drives the diskGO Portable USB 3.0 SSD, providing unparalleled performance. Store HD movies, archive irreplaceable photos, and back up an entire music library with lightning fast speeds. Getting started is easy, you simply connect the Portable SSD to an available USB port of a computer to begin backing up and transferring files. No software to install or setup required. The diskGO Portable USB 3.0 SSD is small in size and USB powered therefore no additional power supply is required. This product is backed by a three-year warranty. Features Fast – Superspeed USB 3.0 allows for transfer rates up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 (when connected to a USB 3.0 port). The fastest USB technology available—acheive rapid data transfer rates in a low power, efficient manner. No Moving Parts – SSDs have no moving parts and are faster, more rugged, and more efficient than hard drives. Easy to Use – Simply plug int...
Introduction Jonsbo was established in 2010, but it is also one of the OEMs for Fractal Design and Scythe .The Jonsbo UMX2K case utilizes Anodized aluminum in a simple, stylish and metallic design. By combining an outer aluminum shell and inner steel structure, it fuses a strong structure with a stylish appearance. It also includes hidden cooling channels on the bottom and circular tool-less side plates, showcasing the hidden charm of an innovative industrial design.The UMX2 is a compact case which supports full-size ATX motherboards, a GPU of 280mm in length, a high-performance CPU cooler and adequate cooling fans in its compact space. Also, for noise, dust control and size, the UMX2 is a product with a great balance of function and style.It is available in three colors: Red, Black and Silver Features and Specifications Dimension: 200 mm (W) x 421 mm (D) x 445 mm (H) Material: External Structure: 2.5mm Aluminum Alloy (Anodized wire-drawing workmanship) Internal Structure: 1.0 + 0.8 mm SGCC Steel (fully blackened) Side Plates: 2.0 mm Aluminum Alloy (Anodized wire-drawing workmanship) Motherboard: ATX, MATX, ITX Drive Bay: 3 × 3.5″, 2 × 2.5″, 1 × slot-in Optical Drive Cooling System: Top: 1 × 140mm fan (built-in) Bottom: 2 x 120 mm fan (built-in with speed control switch) Back: 2 x 80 mm fan (optional) CPU Cooler: Not higher than 150mm GPU Not longer than 280mm Expansion Slot: 7 Front I/O: USB3.0 × 2, USB2.0 × 2, Audio × 1, Mic × 1 Power Supply: Standar...
Introduction On November 6, 2013, in East Dundee, IL VisionTek announced the R9 290 graphics card. Featuring similar specifications to the R9 290X, The new R9 290 has a 947MHz clock speed, 4GB 512bit GDDR5 RAM, and over 300GB/s memory bandwidth. It can support 4K gaming with over 100 layers of effects, and compute performance that nearly exceeds 5.0 TFLOPs. With it’s $409 MSRP ($90 less than the R9 290X) and performance that exceeds the leading competitive brand’s comparable card, the estimated VisionTek R9 290 could be the best value in high performance graphics cards. It is expected to begin shipping later this month. VisionTek Radeon R9 290 specifications as follows: Specifications Memory: 4GB 512bit GDDR5 Memory Speed: up to 5.0Gb/s Base Clock Speed: up to 947MHz Stream Processors: 2560 Compute Performance: 4.9 TFLOPS CrossFire Support: Up to four GPUs with no interconnect bridge required Outputs: 2 x Dual Link DVI, 1 x DisplayPort, 1 x HDMI Cooling: Single fan 2 slot Bus Type: PCIe 3.0 3DMark Fire Strike: greater than 8000 OS Support: Windows® 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Linux
SolidRun has released a new version of their CuBox mini computer. This unit has a low carbon footprint and is extremely power efficient. It comes loaded with open source SDK and measures in at 2x2x2 inches. CuBox-i can stream, play, serve, and cast multimedia. CuBox-i models have scalable ARM processor cores, memory size, GPU cores. Cubox-i is flexible allowing you to install Android or Linux, Python, Perl, compilers, IDEs, and media players. It comes with an MSRP of $119.99 for the pro version and it also supports the use of XBMC as a multimedia front end for use as home theater box. Features CuBox-i pro Chipset i.MX6 Quad Core Count 4 @ 1 GHz Memory Size 2GByte DDR3 Memory Config 64 bit @ 1066Mbps 3D GPU GC2000 3D GPU Type OpenGL|ES 1.1/2.0,OpenCL 1.1E HW Video Dec/Enc Multi Format HDMI 1080p 1.4, 3D support Ethernet 10/100/1000 Mbps (*) USB 2.0 Host 2 x Hosts WiFi 11n/BlueTooth yes Micro SD Interface yes eSata II 3Gbps yes RTC With Backup Battery yes Optical S/PDIF Audio Out yes Micro USB to RS-232 yes InfraRed for Remote Control Receiver & Transmitter
Introduction Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced in San Diego on October 29, 2013 the S.T.R.I.K.E. Mobile Keyboard. It is expected to ship in time for the 2013 holiday season. The S.T.R.I.K.E Mobile Keyboard features a tablet sized footprint and is ideal for mobile use and designed to interface with a wide variety of platforms and smart devices including Mad Catz forthcoming M.O.J.O. Micro-Console for Android. It will be available in three colors: Black, Red and White Features NFC technology which allows gamers to connect the keyboard by tapping it to a compatible device Integrated Bluetooth Micro P.U.L.S.E scissor keys A rechargeable Lithium Polymer Battery Illuminated Back lighting Dedicated media buttons with a volume scroll wheel On board memory for macros
Introduction TRENDnet, announced the availability of the AC600 Dual Band Wireless USB Adapter, Model TEW-804UB (Version v1.0R) . This unit offers wireless connectivity to an AC network at 433 Mbps or a Wireless N network at up to 150 Mbps .It comes with a MSRP of $39.99 Features Easy one touch connectivity Encrypted wireless support up to WPA2 Next generation Wireless AC 802.11 ac Dual band 433 Mbps wireless AC or 150 Mbps wireless N Backwards compatible with older devices Compatible with Windows and Mac Operating systems
Just yesterday, NVIDIA released the remaining details on the 780 Ti. Nothing was terribly surprising, it will be released on November 7th with a recommended e-tail price of $699. Following the release, the price of the 780 and 770 will be dropped to $499 and $329 respectively. Buyers of the 780 Ti will also get the “The Way It’s Meant to Be Played Holiday Bundle with SHIELD” which comes with three free games and $100 off the Shield gaming device. The same goes for 780, 770, 760 and 660, (although the 760 and 660 only come with two free games and only $50 off shield). Here’s the official release from Nvidia:
When it comes to headsets we have a great deal of choices that are available from a wide variety options. While we have headsets that are dedicated to gaming and others for music and movies, its always nice to see a headset with the options to do both. Today we are excited to share a new line of gaming/media headset that has recently hit store shelves. We had a chance to take a look at two models from Oblanc: the NC-2 U.F.O and NC1-1 Cobra headsets. Just from the exterior packaging of the headset when they arrived for review, we noticed the designs from Oblanc were unique to say the least. We are looking forward to seeing what this new entry into the market is all about. Before we dive in to the review, here's a little something about the company.
Azio recently started to pick up in the gaming device department, and with the popularity of gaming devices rising, they are trying to capture that audience with some very interesting devices. Today we will be taking a look at the Azio Levetron GM533U 9 button Laser Gaming Mouse to see how it stacks up against its competitors. One of the most notable features of this device is that it supposedly contains a Laser optical reader that can hit 5000 dpi. Additionally, the device's aesthetic appeal is quite unique, and is definitely worth checking out. Of course, while aesthetic appeal is a large factor in consumers' buying decisions, we also like to see products that perform to their advertised specifications. So, with some interesting design decisions and impressive hardware specs, will the Azio Levetron GM533U 9 Button Laser Gaming Mouse capture the right audience? Let's find out as we move forward.
Montevina with a 45 nm Core 2 Duo Penryn processor will launch in late Q2 or on June 3rd and Intel plans that 19 percent of its notebooks in Q2 will ship with Montevina and Core 2 Duo 45nm mobile CPU. In Q3 Intel is aiming for a whopping 45 percent market share, while at the end of the year Intel plans that 66 percent of all notebooks it ships in the pre-Xmas shopping spree will have Core 2 Penryn based CPUs.